Buying a new oven is great until you realize hardwiring it into your home is going to be an issue. If you’ve got an oven that’s designed to be hardwired, but you want to simply plug it in, talk to an electrician in North Laurel about converting your oven.
Reasons for Converting Your Oven
When it comes to shopping for a new oven, you have a choice between plug-in ovens and ovens that are designed to be wired into your home’s electrical system. For many people, the idea of having an oven that can simply be unplugged and plugged back in is ideal.
The truth is that there aren’t a ton of differences between hardwired and plug-in ovens. The biggest difference is convenience, when it comes to replacing or working on the oven. With a plug-in oven, you can easily unplug and move the oven so you can clean around it or inspect and fix any problems.
How Does It Work?
If you’ve decided that you want your oven converted to a plug-in, you may be wondering how it works. The process starts with an electrician inspecting the plug and the wiring on your oven to see what needs to be done. Next, the wires in your oven need to be separated and stripped so they can be connected to a cord. These wires are simply connected to a four-prong plug that can be plugged in. Electrical tape is used to make sure none of the wires are exposed and you don’t have to worry about the cord’s connection to the plug.
Making things a more convenient takes a little work, but it’s possible with the help of a good electrician. If you’re considering converting your oven, the first thing you should do is contact Tim Kyle Electric. We can help you figure out what the best solution is for your needs. If you are looking for an electrician in North Laurel, contact us today.